Riverkeeper Blogs

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Riverkeeper has been a leader in the effort to prevent New York from fracking with our water – and we need your help to win the fight. More
As the year winds down, Riverkeeper celebrates the Don’t Frack with NY community for what we have achieved this year. More
Imagine walking down the streets of Manhattan and bumping up against a well pad every 20 blocks. More
  View more images on our Flickr site Riverkeeper was proud to stand alongside our fellow advocates and concerned citizens in delivering much needed water to fracking victims in Dimock, Pennsylvania. This delivery was especially poignant because the clean water in the 5,700 gallon truck […] More
(NYC & Dimock, PA)— It wasn’t a flood or natural disaster that left more than a dozen families in Dimock, PA without clean drinking water. The disaster in Dimock was caused by the Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation’s use of the hazardous gas drilling method […] More
On November 10, 2011, the industry-dominated U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) advisory panel on fracking released its second report, which expressed mild frustration at the pace of government and industry’s efforts to implement the panel’s August 2011 recommendations.  “Progress to date is less than the […] More
The medical community has joined the rising number of voices urging caution and careful study of hydraulic fracturing (fracking). Over 250 health professionals have delivered a letter to Governor Cuomo expressing their strong concern with the omission of a health impacts analysis from the revised […] More
Yesterday was a big day for hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) news – with the NY Times exposing a fracking mortgage threat, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. calling out the industry, and a federal rule announcement on fracking wastewater. More
Riverkeeper is launching a Kids Care about fracking campaign and we need your help.  Please forward this message to all the kids you know. If you are a kid, we are asking you to write to Governor Cuomo and let him know why New York […] More
The Delaware River Basin, a vital part of the interconnected watershed system that provides water to 15 million people in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York, including half of New York City, is facing the most serious threat in its history. There is currently […] More

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